What is Rsyslog?
It offers high-performance, great security features and a modular design. It is able to accept inputs from a wide variety of sources, transform them, and output to the results to diverse destinations.
Rsyslog is a tool in the Log Management category of a tech stack.
Rsyslog is an open source tool with 1.4K GitHub stars and 530 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Rsyslog's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Rsyslog?
4 companies reportedly use Rsyslog in their tech stacks, including DigitalOcean, Kartaca, and site.
14 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Rsyslog.
MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, Splunk, and Coralogix are some of the popular tools that integrate with Rsyslog. Here's a list of all 7 tools that integrate with Rsyslog.
- TCP, SSL, TLS, RELP
- MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle and more
- Filter any part of syslog message
Rsyslog Alternatives & Comparisons
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